Victor Pecoraro

Auburn man in jail after alleged motorcycle tampering, theft

An Auburn man is still in custody after allegedly tampering with a motorcycle and stealing items from a vehicle in a Nevada Street parking lot. Auburn police responded to the 500 ...

Two local men arrested for gunpoint robbery in Auburn parking lot

Two local men are still in custody after allegedly robbing a Cool resident at gunpoint while he sat in his vehicle in the parking lot of a local park. According to Sgt. Victor Pec ...

Auburn man arrested with methamphetamine after chase Downtown

An Auburn man remained in custody Thursday morning after a short chase led him and officers to Central Square Wednesday night, where he was arrested. At approximately 10:45 p.m. W ...

Auburn police department celebrates new chief

The Auburn Police Department welcomed its new chief with open arms Thursday while saying goodbye to its chief of five-and-a-half years. Chief John Ruffcorn was sworn in by Placer ...

Police searching for fight suspects

Auburn police are looking for witnesses of a fight that sent one to the hospital last week after being injured in the altercation and “let go” from a car. On Monday, Sgt. Vict ...

Police searching for fight suspects

Auburn police are looking for witnesses of a fight that sent one to the hospital last week after being injured in the altercation and “let go” from a car. On Monday, Sgt. Vict ...

Meadow Vista man arrested for smashing windows

Auburn Police arrested a Meadow Vista resident for felony vandalism Monday. Randolph James Rutledge, 32, was booked into Placer County Jail after allegedly smashing two Auburn res ...

Auburn man arrested for stabbing attempt

A man arrested Sunday for trying to stab two male occupants of a drug treatment center remained in custody Monday. Javier Padilla, 31, of Auburn and Oakland, allegedly tried to st ...

Rotation brings police detective back to patrol

As a child Auburn Police Sgt. Victor Pecoraro always wanted to be a police officer. As an adult, he said he loves being a police officer. Pecoraro was commended by the City Counci ...

Auburn Police connect separate burglaries, make two arrests

Auburn police arrested alleged burglar whose illegal activities also reportedly include drugs, forgery and conspiracy. The crimes also included two female minors who might also fa ...

Auburn police investigating house party fight

Auburn police are still in the midst of investigating a party that may have been the reason a juvenile remained hospitalized as of Thursday. Detective Sgt. Victor Pecoraro with A ...

APD launches Elder ID program online

A new online service will add an extra safety net for caretakers of those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The Auburn Police Department recently launched a new service on ...

Local arrests put focus on increasing problem of abuse and theft of controlled narcotic OxyContin

With a street value ranging from $15 to $40 a tablet, it’s no wonder thefts of the controlled substance OxyContin are on the rise. Placer County Undersheriff Devon Bell said that ...

Auburn Police arrest man with gun for demanding drugs

A Sacramento man’s suspected attempt to take prescription drugs from an Auburn pharmacy wasn’t quite what the doctor ordered. Michael Francis Brown, 25, who was reportedly ca ...